The Juniors played their semi-final games on Friday, setting up an exciting championship game this coming Friday afternoon at the Baptist Village.
The Jerusalem Lions advanced to the championship game. Led by a stellar pitching performance by Akiva Moss, and a balanced offensive attack, they defeated Modiin 7-5.In defeating Modiin, Jerusalem knocked out the defending champions and will be playing for their third championship in four years.
The Ra’anana Raiders upset the number 1 seed Beit Shemesh Comets in a 19-6 rout in Gezer. The Ra’anana bats were on fire throughout, as they slugged ten home runs, including three from Kai Friesem and two each from Shaked Baruch and Betzalel Kupietzky. Ido Peled started for Ra'anana and pitched four strong innings, allowing three runs while striking out six. Ra’anana advanced to their first championship since their 2015 victory, and will take on Jerusalem in the finals this Friday.
Come out for an exciting game where two former champions will slug it out for the coveted Juniors trophy.